Finding New Roads: Family Road Trip to Chicago

Third time’s a charm, well in our case it’s the best one yet! Ever vacation to a big city and fall in love with it immediately?  This is us with Chicago, and it’s not just me that loves it, we all do as a family, so when we were planning a family road trip with…

Healthy Homemade Protein Balls

Yup, here’s another energy balls recipe.  I totally just did it, I jumped on that wagon and I’m not ashamed of it! Plus would I really be a health and fitness enthusiast without having my own energy/protein ball recipe?  This makes me legit now, right? LOL I’m not going to lie, I’ve played around with…

Sweat at Home with Denise-Resistance band {Glute} Workout

While offering a variety on intensity resistance bands can give you a full body workout, plus strength training without using any weights. For under $20.00 you can pick up a set of  Go Fit Bands at Spartan Fitness Equipment that comes with a variety of different levels of resistance. 30 Minute Band Workout- Targeting your…

Sweat at Home with Denise: Full Body Kettlebell Workout

Its no secret that Kettlebells are my most favourite piece of equipment. If you’ve been following you will have quickly learned that I use kettlebells as part of my daily workouts most of the time. In some form or another, I add it in, which is why I am so excited to be able to…

Sweat at Home with Denise- Cardio + Core Med Ball Workout

Did you know that Medicine Balls are one of the most ancient pieces of athletic equipment?  It dates back to 1000BC. It was used by athletes in Ancient Greece. If you are looking to increase your core and overall strength, coordination, balance and endurance adding a medicine ball to your workouts can target all of…

Sweat at Home with Denise- 30 Min Cardio Circuit

30 Minutes is all you need! No equipment, just your body! Take it outside or in your living room, just get ready to sweat, train hard and get a quick killer workout in! 30 Minute, Cardio Circuit!  6 Exercises, 1 Circuit, 3 Rounds. Complete each exercise consecutively, then repeat for 3 rounds (x3)  Take a…

Top 10 Things to Know About Getting Fit

    Being “fit” has nothing to do with the way you look but everything to do with how you feel and move. If you are reading this and thinking about making changes to better your overall health- then welcome! Here is my advice to you. These are all the things I have learned over…

Genetics: Your Health, Wellness & Fitness Level

Being a personal trainer and certified nutrition coach, you can probably imagine how excited I was to learn about a new DNA test that specifically tests our fitness and nutrition genes. A few weeks ago I was invited to attend an information session with MyDNA as they launch this new DNA test in Canada.  It…